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About The Eye

Goharik's Story

She has talent, achievements and aspirations and she has lived with Glaucoma since the age of three. But her optimism and her perseverance have never let her down.

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An estimated 1.4 million children are blind, 320,000 of whom live in sub-Saharan Africa.

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Which Frog has a Wider Mouth?

Are the Circles the Same Size?

Which Vertical Line is Longer?

Eye Anatomy

The eye is a complex sensory organ specialized for the gathering of visual information and gives us the sense of sight, allowing us to learn more about the world than do any of our other five senses.

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1.6 million Americans aged 50 years and older have age related macular degeneration.

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Tsovinar's Story

Wounded and bleeding, Tsovinar left her dying brother in the field where the landmine had exploded. Seeking help, the little girl crawled slowly along the ground, somehow able to reach the iron fence that separated the field from the highroad.

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Approximately 16% or 20.5 million Americans 40 years and older have cataracts.

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Myth: You shouldn't wear glasses all the time, taking a break allows your eyes to rest.

Fact: If you are prescribed glasses for distance or reading, use them. Trying to read without reading glasses will simply strain your eyes and tire them out.

Myth: If you cross your eyes, they will stay that way.

Fact: Contrary to this old adage, your eyes will not stay crossed if you cross them.

Myth: Squinting can damage your vision.

Fact: The worst thing that can result from squinting are those pesky wrinkles around your eyes knows as crow's feet. Although squinting doesn't actually hurt your eyes, it could be a sign of an underlying problem.

Armenian Textiles

Few, if any, cultures can claim Armenia’s textile history — a continuous and consistent record of fine textile production from the first millennium B.D. to the present. Armenians today are blessed by the diversity and richness of a textile heritage passed on by thirty centuries of diligent practice, a tradition that was nearly destroyed by the 1915 genocide.

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